Sweet and spicy pecans

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3 cups

Sweet and spicy pecans


  • 1 egg white
  • 3 cups pecan halves
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 300F.
  • Whisk egg white in a large bowl until foamy. Whisk in sugar, salt, curry powder, cayenne and cinnamon.
  • Add pecans and stir to coat very well.
  • Spread out in a single layer on a large parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 15 min. Reduce oven to 250F. Bake another 15 min.
  • Cool completely on a rack, then break nuts apart. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.